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students making video
Media & Cinema Studies News
We present the College of Media's year-end video, created by students in our media and cinema studies class "Media Production I," taught by Victor Font.  To create this video, we enlisted the help of about 300 students, faculty, staff, and friends to join us for #MediaOnTheQuad as extras in the… Read More
graduate students
Advertising News
By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern After 15 months together in the inaugural strategic brand communication (SBC) program, students met in person for the first time at their graduation ceremony on October 27, greeting each other with hugs in Gregory Hall. The SBC master’s degree… Read More
Christopher Capozziello brother
Journalism News
In Spring 2019, photojournalist Christopher Capozziello, whose work has been published and exhibited worldwide, will be on the Illinois campus for an eight-week George A. Miller visiting artist residency. He has done extensive photographic work on breast cancer, heroin addiction, racism, cerebral… Read More
College News
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 21st annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale Nov. 1.The festival schedule is getting a revamp in 2019, when it will run four days instead of five. The April 10-13 festival will open Wednesday evening and close Saturday evening instead of… Read More
Roger Ebert
Media & Cinema Studies News
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 21st annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale Nov. 1. The festival schedule is getting a revamp in 2019, when it will run four days instead of five. The April 10-13 festival will open Wednesday evening and close Saturday evening instead… Read More
College News
Calling all movie extras! Be part of a cool video with drones and advanced video production, organized by the College of Media MACS 199 Media Production class! #MediaOnTheQuad seeks 500 Illini to meet us on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., on the Quad! Reserve your spot: go.illinois.edu/… Read More
Leona Su
College News
              217-300-8273           5 Gregory Hall            lyfsu@illinois.edu   Education PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Mass Communications) MPA, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Public Affairs) MS, National Taiwan University (Chemistry) BS, National Chiao-Tung University (Applied… Read More
interior of the Virginia theater where Ebertfest is hosted
Media & Cinema Studies News
By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing InternIn honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and University of Illinois journalism graduate Roger Ebert, three undergraduate students have been named as this year’s Roger Ebert Fellows. In addition to a stipend, the fellows will be… Read More
3 women in front of video
ICR News
Professor of advertising Michelle Nelson and College of Media graduate students traveled to Dallas, Texas, to present research at the annual conference for the Association for Consumer Research this October. For their film, Teaching Consumer Resistance in Jamaica: Subvertising in Action, Nelson,… Read More
College News
As part of Illini Days in Chicago, the College of Media invites you to attend a panel featuring University of Illinois alumnae working in media and a journalism faculty member, moderated by Niala Boodhoo, host of Illinois Public Media’s The 21st.“Women in Media” will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13., 6… Read More
College News
By Arielle Kramer, Communications and Marketing InternNick Ciffone (BS ’10 advertising and English) received the Illini Comeback Award during Homecoming Week last week. The University of Illinois Alumni Association invites back a group of successful alumni each year for Homecoming in order to meet… Read More
College News
 Advertising senior made the most of her college days   By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern Alexis Simmons is a true Illini leader. The senior from Danville, Ill., has already done it all: She’s the president of Student Alumni Ambassadors, a media intern at the Division of General… Read More
astronaut taking picture of space from space station
Media & Cinema Studies News
University professors and guest experts explore storytelling and data visualization, screen IMAX film By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern   There’s something unique about the first-ever Roger Ebert Symposium: not only is it showcasing world-class speakers and providing a… Read More
College News
Jay Rosenstein, Center for Advanced Study Professor of Media and Cinema Studies, wrote a guest commentary in the News-Gazette titled "A Death Certificate for Chief Illiniwek." Rosenstein is the producer/director of the seminal documentary about American Indian mascots in sports, In Whose Honor? … Read More
College News
The Department of Advertising is hosting Joe Yun at a brownbag lunch on Friday, Sept. 21, 12-1 p.m., in 123 Greg Hall. Yun, who earned his master's in advertising, is currently the head of the Social Research and Technology Innovation Lab on campus.Abstract: Advertising has been (and will continue… Read More
College News
Tracy Sulkin is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s dean designate of the College of Media effective September 16, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees in November. Sulkin, a professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,… Read More
College News
The C-SPAN Bus, a state-of-the-art 45-foot customized motor coach, will visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Monday, Sept. 17, as part of C-SPAN's "50 Capitals Tour," which includes stops in Springfield and other cities across Illinois. In partnership with Comcast, the C-SPAN Bus… Read More
College News
The first Roger Ebert Symposium, “Empathy for the Universe: Storytelling and Data Visualization,” will explore the cinematic presentation of science and related subjects—bringing together an IMAX film shot from space, the former NASA astronaut who shot much of it, the film’s writer/director, and a… Read More
Houston in front of podium
ICR News
Faculty and graduate students in the College of Media participated in the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Washington DC. The mission of AEJMC is to advance education, foster scholarly research, cultivate better professional practice… Read More
Molina Guzman Isabel
Media & Cinema Studies News
By   Craig Chamberlain  | Social Sciences Editor Professor Isabel Molina-Guzman studies TV and is a big fan of comedies with Latino characters. Her new book examines the role of Latinos in those sitcoms, as well as the changing form of a genre that often relies on cringe humor and “hipster racism… Read More